Group structure and contacts

Members can contact their young members’ representatives in UNISON branches to discuss any issues that might arise in their workplace.

Branches are grouped into 12 regions across the UK, and these are administrated by the head office in London.

To phone regional contacts, please call 0800 0 857 857.


John Lawrence

East Midlands

Cathy Symes

Greater London

Emma Davey


Nina Arkley –

Northern Ireland

Susan Neill 

Caitlin Chathail

North West

Lyndsey Marchant –


Wendy Hudson

South East

Katharine Shaw Nelson –

South West

Charlie Woods


Joe Donnelly

West Midlands

Jack Kay  –

Yorkshire and Humberside

Jack Hemingway –